The Hospitality Manager will play an integral role in developing, elevating, communicating and executing the Enterprise hospitality strategy to target and engage executives, partners and prospects in an environment which showcases our premium product, positions MLS/SUM properties as leaders in the industry and ultimately leads to new and/or strengthened business relationships. The Hospitality Manager will also provide leadership for internal departments to reach their goals and objectives by planning and delivering hospitality and B2B programming throughout the year.
The Properties and Events department manages partnerships with Soccer United Marketing (“SUM”) Properties (U.S. Soccer, Federacion Mexicana de Futbol, CONCACAF, Liga MX and others) and oversees the development, planning and execution of Major League Soccer (“MLS”) and SUM events and platforms in North America each year, including marquee events like MLS All-Star, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS Cup, the Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, MLS Rivalry Week, MLS Decision Day, and U.S. Soccer Federation programming. The group also spearheads organization-wide initiatives, including hospitality/B2B programming, press/media events, department/executive meetings, competition events and the development of new platforms / partnerships for the enterprise.
The Events department oversees the strategic development, planning and execution of numerous Major League Soccer & Soccer United Marketing events in the US and Canada each year. We manage MLS and SUM tent-pole events including the MLS All-Star Game, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS Cup, Campeones Cup, the Mexican National Team U.S. Tour and other Major League Soccer and enterprise events. We support cross-departmental initiatives including press announcements, department/executive meetings, competition events and strategic projects.
The Senior Director, Events is responsible for strategically directing multiple events per year, ensuring their overall success and value to the organization.